STM 678: Develop Reseach Skills Part I
Prerequisite: Mathematics Education Doctoral Program Only
Research skills development. Students will focus on building the skill set necessary to conduct research for the dissertation with an emphasis on background fundamental issues in STEM education research. It will build on exploration, analysis, and writing skills critical to the research process. The course also addresses ethics of research, including issues associated with human subjects research. Students will learn skills that give shape to their thinking. As part of the course, students will be expected to identify a problem for which they will conduct a pilot study during the Introductory and Preparatory phases of the doctoral program.